Alumni / Alumnae Council

The HDS Alumni/Alumnae Council (AAC) works with alumni volunteers and School leadership to create community among HDS alumni, build bridges between graduates and the HDS campus, and to connect Divinity School alumni to the University-wide Harvard Alumni Association (HAA). The AAC also serves as an advisory board to the School, as needed by the Dean or other members of the HDS faculty and administration.

Below are the AAC members for 2020–21:

Chairperson

Bjorn C. Sorenson, MTS ’02 (Jersey City, NJ)

Vice-Chairperson

Michelle B. Goldhaber, MDiv ’05 (Newton Lower Falls, MA)

Alumni Representatives

Representatives with terms ending on June 30, 2021:

  • Kevin Cranston, MDiv ’86 (Boston, MA)
  • Celene Ibrahim, MDiv ’11 (Medford, MA)
  • Arleigh Prelow, MDiv ’13 (Quincy, MA)
  • Ines Wu, MDiv ’06, JD ’09 (Hong Kong)

Representatives with terms ending on June 30, 2022:

  • Harold Eichelberger, MDiv ’07 (Rogers, AR)
  • Leila Kohler-Frueh, MDiv ’02 (Baltimore, MD)
  • Quaime V. Lee, AB ’99, MTS ’11 (Hyde Park, MA)
  • Sahar Shahid, MDiv ’17 (London, UK)

Representatives with terms ending on June 30, 2023:

  • Nicholas (Nick) Dials, MTS ’12 (Boston, MA)
  • Martha Kay (MK) Nelson, MTS ’05 (San Carlos, CA)
  • Richard (Rick) Santos, MTS ’92 (Silver Spring, MD)
  • Rebecca Wilson Stein, MTS ’96 (Grand Rapids, MI)

School Appointed Directors to the HAA

Ex-officio members of the AAC

  • Margaret Rose, MDiv ’79 (Rye, NY)
    Serving an HAA term through June 30, 2022
  • Quardricos Driskell, MTS ’08 (Alexandria, VA)
    Serving an HAA term through June 30, 2023

Staff

  • Anissa Conner, ALM ’10, EdM ’20, associate director for alumni relations; ex-officio member of the AAC
  • Kristin Ponteannual giving associate; ex-officio member of the AAC